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Singapore Health Services - SingHealth - the largest healthcare group in Singapore, with three hospitals and five National Specialty Centres for Cancer, Heart, Neuroscience, Eye and Dental, offers the most comprehensive, team-based clinical care in the region. As a trusted leader in healthcare, we welcome international patients from across the globe.



Depth and Breadth of Clinical Services


With 42 clinical specialties, the SingHealth group offers a complete range of integrated services. We take a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach in the care of each and every one of our patients.

The SingHealth group sees 3 million patient visits per year and performs 175,000 surgeries per year, including 51% of all day surgeries in Singapore. The group strongly believes in clinical audits and ongoing benchmarking of best practices internationally to ensure the highest quality care for our patients.

The hospitals and Specialty Centres across SingHealth are well equipped with advanced diagnostic and treatment medical technology. We are dedicated to providing quality healthcare that is affordable and accessible to our patients.

Internationally Qualified Faculty of Doctors, Nurses and Health Science Professionals


With a faculty of 2000 internationally qualified doctors, supported by a 12,000 team of highly committed nurses and allied health talent, SingHealth has developed a strong reputation locally, and in the region, for clinical excellence. Our medical professionals engage in continuous medical education to keep up to date with the latest technology and treatment modalities, to ensure we offer leading edge medicine for the benefit of our patients.

Delivering Trusted Leadership through:


Clinical Excellence

Our expertise and ability to solve complex medical problems, our comprehensive, integrated clinical practice deliver quality medical care while research and lifelong learning deliver our promise of new ideas and leading edge, pioneer treatments.

Commitment

Our Commitment to you - is to be dedicated caregivers. Our healthcare service extends to every aspect of treatment. We seek to understand and anticipate patients' needs and anxieties, while constantly improving our medical expertise and facilities to make your experience better.

Collaboration

As a group, we share resources, information and expertise for a sole purpose: the best possible outcome for the patient. A cohesive, teamwork oriented environment will ensure that our healthcare is efficient and effective for you.

Members of the SingHealth Group


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Singapore General Hospital (SGH) is Singapore's largest acute tertiary hospital and national referral centre. Dedicated to providing multidisciplinary medical care and backed by state-of-the-art facilities, it offers team-based quality patient care that is widely acknowledged to be amongst the best in the world.

Established in 1821, SGH is Singapore's public sector flagship hospital. Specialties like Haematology, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery and Renal Medicine have been established as national referral centres, enabling them to offer the largest range of services in the country, with the most developed medical technology and highest medical expertise.

With its 29 clinical specialties, SGH is also a seat of medical education and a centre of research for innovative treatments and medical breakthroughs. SGH is the largest teaching hospital in Asia and was the second largest in the world to be accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI).

Clinical Specialties
Anaesthesiology
Colorectal Surgery
Dermatology
Diagnostic Radiology
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology
Family Medicine & Continuing Care
Gastroenterology & Hepatology
General Surgery
Geriatric Medicine
Haematology
Hand Surgery
Internal Medicine
Neonatal & Developmental Medicine
Neurology
Neurosurgery
Nuclear Medicine & PET
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Orthopaedic Surgery
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
Pathology
Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Psychiatry
Rehabilitation Medicine
Renal Medicine
Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine
Rheumatology & Immunology
Urology
Facts & Figures
Singapore General Hospital FY09
Size
Bed Complement (as at end Mar)
Beds in Service
1,521
1,474

Workload per annum
Bed Occupancy Rate
Inpatient Admissions
Inpatient Discharges
Total Patient Days
Average Length of Stay (days)
Total Surgical Operations
Day Surgeries
Inpatient Surgeries
Specialist Outpatient Clinic Attendances
Accident & Emergency Attendances
80.1%
70,552
70,706
430,978
6.1
79,186
45,132
34,054
680,740
142,236

Staffing (as at end Mar)
Total
Doctors
Nurses
Allied Health Professionals
Others
7,204
816
3,267
1,084
2,037
For more information, please click here to visit the Singapore General Hospital website

 

KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) is the only integrated women's and children's hospital in Singapore. The hospital provides specialised care for women, babies and children.

Offering 45 medical specialties for women and children, KKH is a major tertiary referral centre for high risk obstetrics, gynaecological oncology, urogynaecology, neonatology, paediatrics, paediatric bone-marrow transplants and paediatric open-heart surgeries. It is also a teaching hospital affiliated to the National University of Singapore.

Clinical Specialties
Women's Services
Anaesthesia
Colorectal Surgery
Diagnostic Imaging
General Obstetrics & Gynaecology
KK Breast Centre
KK Gynaecological Cancer Centre
KK Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre
KKIVF Centre
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Maternity Services
Menopause
Mental Wellness Service
O&G (24-hour) Clinic 
Orthopaedic Surgery
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Sports Medicine Service
Urogynaeocology
Women's Pain Centre
Women's Wellness Centre
Children's Services

Allergy Service
Anaesthesia
Cardiology

Cardiothoracic Surgery
Child Development
Children's Cancer Centre
Children's Emergency
Children's ENT Centre 
Children's Hospital Emergency Transport Service
Children's Intensive Care
Children's Surgery Centre
Cleft & Craniofacial Centre
Dentisty & Dental Surgery
Diagnostic Imaging
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
General Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Service
Genetics 
Infectious Diseases
KK Eye Centre
Mental Wellness Service
Neonatology
Nephrology
Neurology Service
Neurosurgical Service
Newborn Screening for IEMs
Orthopaedic Surgery
Psychosocial Trauma Support
Respiratory Medicine
Rheumatology & Immunology
Sports Medicine

Facts & Figures
KK Women's and Children's Hospital FY09
Size
Bed Complement (as at end Mar)
Beds in Service
827
765

Workload per annum
Bed Occupancy Rate
Inpatient Admissions
Inpatient Discharges
Total Patient Days
Average Length of Stay (days)
Total Surgical Operations
Day Surgeries
Inpatient Surgeries
Specialist Outpatient Clinic Attendances
Accident & Emergency Attendances
69.9%
63,377
63,363
195,180
3.1
34,866
16,041
18,825
498,542
150,107

Staffing (as at end Mar)
Total
Doctors
Nurses
Allied Health Professionals
Others
3,605
447
1,561
507
1,091
For more information, please click here to visit the KK Women's and Children's Hospital website

  

The National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) is a national and regional centre directed at the prevention and treatment of different cancers, including thoracic, hepatobiliary, pancreatic, head and neck cancers. It sees over 50% of cancer cases in Singapore.

As a one-stop specialist centre housing Singapore's largest pool of oncologists, it has state-of-the-art equipment and employs the latest therapies including mini transplants and targeted therapies which maximise outcomes and minimise undesirable side effects.

Physically and operationally designed to provide integrated and holistic patient-centred clinical services, it allows cross-consultation among oncologists of different specialties. Patients can therefore be assessed by more than one specialist during the same visit. NCCS also conducts clinical and basic research and develops public cancer education programmes wholly directed at the prevention and treatment of cancer.

Clinical Sub-Specialties
Breast
Colorectal
Genetic Counselling & Risk Assessment
Geriatric Oncology
Gynaecology
Haematology
Head & Neck
Hepatobiliary
Lymphoma
Musculo-skeletal
Neuro-oncology
Naso-pharynx cancer (NPC)
Skin
Thoracic
Thyroid
Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
Uro-Oncology
Paediatrics
Reconstructive
Facts & Figures
National Cancer Centre Singapore FY09
Workload per annum
Day Surgeries
Specialist Outpatient Clinic Attendances
10,967
128,418

Staffing (as at end Mar)
Total
Doctors
Nurses
Allied Health Professionals
Others
545
112
109
122
202
For more information, please click here to visit the National Cancer Centre Singapore website

 

National Dental Centre Singapore (NDCS) is the country's premier centre for specialist dental care. The Centre houses six main specialty departments, working to provide integrated multidisciplinary team management for complex cases such as implants, full mouth rehabilitation, cleft lip and palate management, dento facial aesthetics, aesthetics dentistry and patients with special dental needs.

We are equipped with 91 modern, state of the art dental operatories, a day surgery centre with 6 operating theatres, a radiographic and imaging suite and 2 dental laboratories.  NDC attends to the dental needs of 160,000 patients every year and is centrally located with convenient access to the airport and accomodation.

Clinical Sub-Specialties
Endodontics
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthodontics
Paediatric Dentistry
Periodontics
Prosthodontics
Oral & Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
Prosthetic, Speech and Swallowing Clinic
Facts & Figures
National Dental Centre Singapore FY09          
Workload per annum
Day Surgeries
Dental Attendances
Dental Procedures
6,461
160,884
164,475

Staffing (as at end Mar)
Total
Dentists
Nurses
Allied Health Professionals
Dental Surgery Assistants
Others
329
79
13
43
55
139

Note: No. of Dentists excludes Dental Officers deployed to the SAF arm forces, schools and polyclinics as well as postgraduate residents.
For more information, please click here to visit the National Dental Centre website

 

National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) is the designated national centre for cardiovascular medicine in Singapore. Our medical staff represents the largest cardiovascular specialty group, treating complex cases and seeing the highest volume of patients in Singapore.

NHC is the first heart centre outside of the USA and in Asia to receive the prestigious Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation which is an assurance of safe and quality patient care for its patients.

Clinical Specialties
Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Cardiovascular Rehabilitation & Preventive Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology & Pacing
  • Heart Failure
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging
Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Aortic & Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Mechanical Heart Assist Device Programme
  • Heart Transplant Programme
  • Lung Transplant Programme
Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia
Cardiac Radiology
  • Diagnostic Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Interventional Peripheral Radiology
Facts & Figures
National Heart Centre Singapore FY09
Size
Bed Complement (as at end Mar)
Beds in Service
185
183

Workload per annum
Bed Occupancy Rate
Inpatient Admissions
Inpatient Discharges
Total Patient Days
Average Length of Stay (days)
Total Procedures*
Day Procedures*
Inpatient Procedures*
Specialist Outpatient Clinic Attendances
72.7%
9,955
9,928
48,660
4.9
6,683
34
6,649
101,113

Staffing (as at end Mar)
Total
Doctors
Nurses
Allied Health Professionals
Others
836
85
375
117
260

Note:
* Interventional and Surgical
For more information, please click here to visit the National Heart Centre website

 

National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) is the national specialist centre for the management and care of neurological diseases, providing treatment for a broad range of illnesses that affect the brain, spine, nerve and muscle.

As a recognised centre of excellence, the NNI comprises a team of highly-trained specialists and nurse clinicians who are well-equipped to provide patients with high quality care in the fields of neurodiagnostis, neurology, neurosurgery and neuroradiology.  

In the area of patient care, the NNI provides clinical neuroscience services to the various hospitals in Singapore.  Our teams of specialists from the various departments work closely with each other to manage and provide specialised care for all patients.  The institute also co-ordinates and provides clinical neuroscience training and conducts basic and clinical neuroscience research in Singapore. The NNI is one of the few centres in Asia capable of participating in international clinical trials for new medications, particularly for stroke treatment.

Clinical Sub-Specialties

Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Diagnostic Neuroradiology
Epilepsy
Functional Neurosurgery 
Giddiness
Head Injury / Trauma
Headache & Pain
Interventional Neuroradiology
Neuromuscular Disorders
Neuro-Genetics
Neuro-Oncology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Neurophysiology
Paediatric Neurology
Paediatric Neurosurgery
Neurovascular Surgery
Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders
Peripheral Nerve Neurosurgery
Sleep Disorders
Skull/Base Surgery
Spine Disorders & Spinal Injury
Stroke

Facts & Figures
National Neuroscience Institute FY09
Workload per annum
Specialist Outpatient Clinic Attendances 38,238

Staffing (as at end Mar)
Total
Doctors
Nurses
Allied Health Professionals
Others
191
66
22
32
72
For more information, please click here to visit the National Neuroscience Institute website

 

Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) spearheads and coordinates the provision of specialised ophthalmological services and is the designated national centre for eye services in Singapore. The centre is known for its high quality one-stop personalised service for patients who require eye care services provided by its staff of 450 highly specialised medical, paramedical and administrative personnel.

SNEC currently manages 14,000 major eye surgeries and 13,000 laser procedures annually. 9 specialties have been established to provide a full range of eye treatment from comprehensive to tertiary levels.

Clinical Sub-Specialties
Cataract & Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Cornea & External Eye Disease
Glaucoma
Paediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus
Refractive Surgery / LASIK
Oculoplastic & Aesthetic Eyeplastic
Ocular Inflammation & Immunology
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Vitreo-Retina
Facts & Figures
Singapore National Eye Centre FY09
Workload per annum
Day Surgeries 26,527
Specialist Outpatient Clinic Attendances 260,372

Staffing (as at end Mar)
Total
Doctors
Nurses
Allied Health Professionals
Others
521
84
159
76
203
For more information, please click here to visit the Singapore National Eye Centre website

 

Awards & Certifications

Singapore General Hospital

  • The largest teaching hospital in Asia to achieve the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation
  • SGH laboratories became the largest and most comprehensive complex of laboratories in Singapore to receive accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • SGH became the first hospital to achieve the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) certification for its in-house kitchen
  • Achieved OHSAS18001 certification in 2004
  • Singapore General Hospital wins three awards at the Asian Hospital Management Awards in the Human Resource Development, Quality Medical Care and Customer Service categories in 2003
  • Winner of the Technical Service Improvement Award and Human Resource Development Award at the Asian Hospital Management Awards 2002
  • Achieved ISO 14001 certification since 1999
  • Achieved ISO9002 Certification since 1996
KK Women's and Children's Hospital
  • KKH is accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI)
  • DNA Laboratory is ISO 17025 SAC-SINGLAS accredited
  • First hospital in the Asia Pacific region to receive the Asian Hospital Management Award (AHMA) for Patient Safety and Risk Management
  • KKH's Department of Diagnostic Imaging accredited as a training centre for paediatric radiology by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), as part of a complete radiology training scheme at National University Hospital. It is the only such accredited paediatric radiology training centre outside of Australia and New Zealand.
  • KKH's Laboratory awarded the ISO 17025 accreditation
  • Using Doppler ultrasound, KKH is one of few centres in the world, and the only one in Singapore, to routinely look for artery-artery anastomosis (AAA) in monochorionic pregnanies (where identical twins share the same placenta with blood vessels connecting the umbilical cords).
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